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Thread: Can I unlock an "inactive" Iphone?

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    Default Can I unlock an "inactive" Iphone?
    Do you know if I can buy an Iphone and unlock it even not having an AT&T account, meaning not even having it active with AT&T in the first place?

    I am planning on buying one in the US, unlock it manually (software) and insert my SIM card to use it here with my GSM carrier...



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    I was wondering the same thing, but I dont want to use it as a phone, just for the ipod, email and camera. What would it be called to just use it as an ipod? Jailbreaked or unlocked?

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    for that purpose you should be able to use the other hardware released by Apple, the Ipod Touch. It should be the same as the Iphone - the phone functionalities

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    thats what i did i got brand new iphone sealed in a package from craiglist 8gb around 280 dollars and and without activation i hacked the phone ,i mean to say i opened the system and jailbreaked it without any problems with i brickr and bought iphonesimefree application online for 50 bucks and got my iphone unlocked and now it is working on t mobile....

    so its kind off brand new unboxing to unlocking directly
    i m now a happy person ....
    need any help regarding hacking,accessing th iphone without agreement getting it unlocked mail me back il help u out


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    I just got an iphone from a friend that is inactive and i have t-mobile service, how do i unlock the iphone if it is inactive

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    You need a phonebook sim (iPhone 4 Micro Activation Sim Card also for 3gs, 3g, 2g on eBay (end time 10-Sep-10 00:57:16 BST))

    Or, alternatively, I just went to the Vodafone shop and bought a pay-as-you-go SIM (my phone was locked to them) to activate then jailbroke.

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    Or borrow somebody's ATT sim card then activate it.

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    Can i download the file from my computer and transfer to my iphone

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